Fayette County

County talks security for Nov. election

The next round of voting doesn’t take place until November, but election security was on the agenda at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting. At the request of Commissioner Charles Rousseau, County Director of Elections Floyd Jones offered an overview of the integrity and security of elections in Fayette. Jones offered a step-by-step look…

County, PTC at odds over annexation requests

Both sides say state forces ‘adversarial’ relationship   Fayette County and Peachtree City are at odds over an annexation request, and both sides say state rules are forcing them to fight. At their August 23 meeting, citing a “material increase in burden upon the county,” specifically related to density of development, traffic, stormwater management, and…

County approves millage rate rollback

On Thursday night the County Board of Commissioners approved a property tax millage rate rollback, lauding the ability to save residents money.  Chief Finance Officer Mary Parrott presented the proposed rollback.  “We had growth again, which was very, very positive,” said Parrott, with all changes together representing a roughly five percent increase to the tax…

BOC, developers continue battle over 2016 rezoning request

The County Board of Commissioners and developers are set to go toe-to-toe again over a 2016 rezoning request following another debate at Thursday night’s meeting. The petitioners fought the commissioners’ 2016 ruling in court, with Fayette County Superior Court Judge Christopher Edwards coming down against the county and demanding the BOC rehear the request. The…

County approves roundabouts for Redwine, Brogdon intersections

Fayette County is continuing their push to make local roads safer with the approval of two new roundabouts at Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting. The roundabouts will be at the intersection of Redwine Road and Peachtree Parkway/Bernhard Road and at the crossroads of Brogdon and New Hope. Public Works Director Phil Mallon said roundabouts…

County 911 to get new public safety radio system

Fayette County 911 is continuing its push for innovation with a new public safety radio system. At Thursday night’s meeting, the County Board of Commissioners approved the contract for a new system by E.F. Johnson Company, based on the recommendation of an evaluation committee of personnel from Fayette County 911, Peachtree City Police Department, Tyrone…

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